We remember Edward Watkin Colver

We remember Edward Watkin Colver

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Timeline

Timeline

1879
sibling Charlotte Colver Source:7623286 1879
1881
sibling Arthur Colver Source:7623283 1881
1882
sibling Elizabeth Dransfield Colver Source:7623287 1882
1884
sibling Mary Colver Source:7623287 1884
1886
sibling Robert Colver Source:7623286 1886
1888
sibling Helen Colver Source:7623286 1888
1889
sibling Gwladys Colver Source:7623283 1889
1890
sibling Henry Colver Source:7623287 21st May 1890
1891
birth Ecclesall Bierlow, Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:7623283 22nd October 1891
1893
sibling Winifred Colver Source:7623286 1893
1905
education Independent boarding school education Wellington College Constitution Hill, Wellington, Shropshire United Kingdom Source:6991403 1905 - 1908
1905
education Primary education St Anselms preparatory school Bakewell, Derbyshire United Kingdom Source:8539435 1905
1912
service British Army Second Lieutenant Corps of Royal Engineers 455th (West Riding) Field Company Source:8539435 1912 - 1914
1912
commission Temporary Source:8539435 1912
1914
service British Army First Lieutenant Corps of Royal Engineers, TF 455th (West Riding) Field Company Source:8539435 1914 - 28th June 1915
1915
theatres Gallipoli :2b Source:911873 March 1915 - 28th June 1915
1915
death Killed in Action Hit in the right shoulder and chest by shrapnel which appears to have crossed inside the chest to the heart. or near Krithia in the Dardanelles Turkey Source:7373642 28th June 1915
1915
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:6990270 5th November 1915
burial Helles Memorial CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Turkey Panel 23 to 25 or 325 to 328 Source:7373642

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Edward Watkin
Initials EW
Last Name Colver
Source 911873
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
Rockmount, 402 Fulwood Road, Ranmoor, Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom parents address known 1915-06-28
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army Corps of Royal Engineers 455th (West Riding) Field Company Second Lieutenant
British Army Corps of Royal Engineers, TF 455th (West Riding) Field Company First Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914/15 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Elizabeth Pearson Colver, nee Dransfield mother
Robert Colver father
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Charlotte Colver sister 1879
Robert Colver brother 1886
Helen Colver sister 1888
Winifred Colver sister 1893
Elizabeth Dransfield Colver sister 1882
Henry Colver brother 21st May 1890
Mary Colver sister 1884
Arthur Colver brother 1881
Gwladys Colver sister 1889

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jeremy24359
Medal Index Cards Transcription Jeremy24359
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jeremy24359
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jeremy24359
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Jeremy24359

External Evidence

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The London Gazette Jeremy24359
Bayley's Children Jeremy24359
Battalion War Diary Jeremy24359
Old Wrekinian Lives Lost 1914-18 Jeremy24359
IWM’s War Memorials Register Jeremy24359

Multimedia

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Corps of Royal Engineers Jeremy24359
Lt Edwin Watkin Colver Jeremy24359
Young Colvers, Baslow Hydro Hotel, c1896 Jeremy24359
Memorial Board Jeremy24359
Stained glass memorial window Jeremy24359
O.W. War Memorial 1914-1919, Wrekin College Chapel Jeremy24359

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